Zeke Lewis - Baseball - University of Kentucky Athletics 4


  • height 5-9
  • Weight 160
  • class Graduate Student
  • Hometown Atlanta, Ga.

• SEC Academic Honor Roll (2017)
• SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll (2016)

Versatile utility infielder who can play second base, third base and shortstop…Switch-hitter who can take a walk…Dangerous once he is on the bases…Was the club’s top choice in 2017 when it needed to insert speed on the bases…Great teammate…Understands what his role is and embraces it…Bat is improving under guidance of the coaching staff…Confident, reliable defender.

Appeared in 21 games with the Danbury Westerners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League…Played with UK teammate Brad Schaenzer…Had three doubles, scored four runs, stole six bases and drove in two runs in just 56 at bats…Walked five times and was hit by a pitch…Primarily played shortstop.

Appeared in 28 games, 21 of which came as a pinch runner…Saw time at second base, shortstop and third base…Made his collegiate debut on 2/17 at North Carolina as a pinch runner…Scored 12 runs on the season with four walks and a hit by pitch…His 12 runs scored came in 12 different games.

Appeared in 41 games for the Elmira Pioneers of the Perfect Game League as a teammate of fellow Wildcats Sean Hjelle and Storm Wilson…Hit .202 but scored 22 runs, walked 13 times and stole six bases…Added a pair of doubles, two triples and drove in 10 runs as a versatile infielder.

Redshirted the season. 

Coached by Michael Jennings at Mays High School … A four-year starter at shortstop … Named to the Perfect Game 18U WWBA All-Tournament Team in 2015 and 2014 … Two-time gold glove winner for Mays … Won the Marquis Grissom Leadership Award in 2015 … Hit .427 as a senior with 31 runs, 32 hits, 19 RBI, 21 steals and one homer … Was rated by Perfect Game as the 108th best prospect in Georgia.

Full name is Isaiah Phillip Lewis … Son of Phillip and Joyce Lewis … Born in Atlanta, Ga. … Major is Arts Administration…Has a sister, Iris…Favorite MLB team is the New York Yankees…First MLB game attended was the Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta…Wears No. 4 as a tribute to the section of Atlanta he grew up in, known as “Zone 4”…Enjoys working on his music in his spare time.

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